International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards: A Worldwide Networking Event Comes To Paris

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 01:00

On Thursday, June 23, the 4th edition of the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards will gather more than 600 senior representatives of leading law firms, general counsels, IP directors, and HR and tax directors from more than 40 countries.

The meeting and the awards ceremony will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Paris. The daytime meetings, which run from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., are purely a business development and networking event for the entire legal community worldwide and a chance for participants to seek referrals from law firm to law firm and to establish client relationships between law firms and general counsels.

ILASA will host 1,500 one-on-one meetings in one day, using an online platform that allows participants to pre-book meetings in business rooms dedicated to the following main areas of practice: corporate and M&A; commercial law, competition & antitrust; banking, finance & restructuring; tax; government affairs, public procurement & regulatory; projects, PPP, energy & natural resources; real estate & environment; technology, intellectual property, media & pharma; litigation & international arbitration; labor & employment; and general counsels.

The International Legal Awards ceremony takes place during a gala evening event that follows the networking day. Dedicated to law firms striving for excellence and ground-breaking practice, the awards are an opportunity for the most honorable members of the legal profession to distinguish themselves.

Past partners of ILASA include ACC Europe, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association; the European Corporate Lawyer Association, and the All India Bar Association, among others.

For more information about the event and to access a full list of the awards categories, methodology and jury panels, please visit the ILASA website,